DOCUMENT 9:
Unemployment in Germany
after 1989 (Graph and Table)

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Unemployment In German States (1997)
State Unemployment (in %)
Bayern 7.5
Baden-Württemberg 7.8
Rheinland-Pfalz 9.2
Hessen 9.3
Schleswig-Holstein 9.9
Nordrhein-Westfalen 11.1
Niedersachsen 11.6
Hamburg 11.6
Saarland 12.4
Bremen 15.4
Berlin 15.6
Sachsen 17.1
Brandenburg 17.6
Thüringen 17.8
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 18.9
Sachsen-Anhalt 20.3
Average in 5 new states 18.3
Average in states of former West Germany 11.0
State Average 13.3

Last Updated on 8/6/98
By Thomas W. Drake

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